Technical Lead, BI - HBO



Position Type

Full Time


Technology/Information Technology


United States - New York - New York

Posted Date

Mar. 26, 2020

Req Number


Opportunity Overview

The WarnerMedia Story

WarnerMedia is a leading media and entertainment company that creates and distributes premium and popular content from a diverse array of talented storytellers and journalists to global audiences through its consumer brands including: HBO, HBO Now, HBO Max, Warner Bros., TNT, TBS, truTV, CNN, DC Entertainment, New Line, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, Turner Classic Movies and others.

The Team

The Business Intelligence Team within the Enterprise Data Solutions (EDS) group at HBO\\WarnerMedia is responsible for the build and support of vital technology solutions supporting the scheduling, acquisition, processing, distribution, consumption of HBO content. The team partners with various business units to enable the services required to deliver HBO's premium content to domestic and global platforms as well as third party partners by bringing together platform, software, data and business intelligence services.

The Job

The BI Technical Lead - Solutions Engineer will be instrumental in evolving the data and analytics platform. In this role the engineer will provide expertise in supporting and/or transforming existing BI Solutions as well as designing new analytical applications for a cloud- based environment. This position is based in New York City and reports to the Technical Manager of Business Intelligence.

The Daily
  • Instrumental in integrating data from multiple sources (Cloud and On-Premise) into BI Tools and Reporting Platforms
  • Lead Engineering development and ongoing support with Enterprise BI Tools (Business Objects, Tableau & Looker)
  • Develop a deep understanding of the data tables and relationships as well as the BI assets within business functional domains to become a subject matter expert
  • Key Liaison with Business Clients to ensure solutions delivered are timely and meet expected results
  • Provide guidance and technical expertise for Solution Implementation, to Business Clients & less-experienced off-shore resources
  • Possess an enthusiastic and creative spirit to implement solutions in an ever demanding and changing business and technology landscape
The Essentials
  • 6+ years of experience supporting/developing/implementing data-driven reporting solutions using Business Intelligence Tools like Business Objects, Tableau & Looker
  • Self-managing and ability to lead project solution end-to-end
  • Collaborating with clients to determine analytical requirements and lead implementation through the development of data-driven tools
  • Hands on experience with building queries in SQL and optimization of SQL query performance, preferably across multiple dialects (Oracle, Athena, Snowflake)
  • Experience in a scripting language such as R and/or Python is a plus
  • Outstanding analytical and problem-solving skills, capable of learning new technologies
  • Strong Knowledge of best practices for dashboards and BI Reporting Solutions
  • Specific hands on experience with developing Visualizations utilizing Tableau or Looker which incorporate complex calculations and robust interactive dashboards
  • Ability to guide technical team members, offshore developers and provide knowledge share
  • Must have strong communication skills, presentation skills, ownership acumen, and be able to deconstruct complex problems & projects into detailed execution plans
  • BS in Computer Science or related field or equivalent experience
  • Business Objects, Tableau & Looker Certified Professional Certifications
The PerksWarner Media, LLC and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers. Qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law.